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of energy they say is simply too risky. but some are still in favor of nuclear power, despite the risks. among them as belarus, one of the worst affected in the aftermath of chernobyl in 1986. yet, alexander lukashenko, known as europe's last dictator, is having a brand-new reactor built in his country. >> the northwest corner of belarus near the lithuanian corner, one of the lucky areas of the country that was not contaminated by the chernobyl nuclear disaster. a peculiar choice of location for the poverty-stricken nation to build its first nuclear power plant. the first buildings sport a quote by victor lukashenko. the technology is russian. moscow's lending belarus nearly 10 billion euros to build this, the first of its kind. according to the government, the majority of belarussians support the project. we've been told to follow this white car to a place where we can talk. tatiana, like most others here, does not want to be seen speaking with western journasts, especially not if they oppose nuclear energy. she is comfortable talking here on her farm in the middle of the woods. tatyan
to the fiscal cliff, it will increase to 20%. sylvia hall, nbr, washington. >> tom: energy is one of those political issues that is part economic and part foreign policy. and it plays out every day in the trading pits. november crude oil futures settled at $91.37, down nearly half a percent. we continue our series "politics and the pits" with erika miller and oil trader john netto, president of m-3 capital. tomorrow, we continue "politics >> how are traders in general viewing the election? >> well, the election is opinions aside, and no entity. obama is ahead. all the polls in the key states, the battleground states, obama has a lead as well. the markets discounted an obama win, and as a result, this bullish for risk, and for oil as well. >> how high do you continuing crude could go? >> i think $96, $97. not because of an obama victory, but because of bifurcation economically around the world. oi. the split side, what happen fist we can have a romney victory. >> i think oil rallies in either case. if romney wins, it rallies more, because romney victory is risk conducive which would send oi
board. 1.74 billion on the nasdaq. the energy sector powered today's selling, dow0.9%. technology and financial sectors continued lower, down 0.8% and 0.7% respectively. as market excitement has died down over the latest federal reserve effort to stimulate the economy, oil prices have cooled off. oil fell below $90 per barrel for the first time since early august. in the latest week, the amount of foreign oil imported into the u.s. was down to its lowest level since december. and refineries cut back, fueling concerns about weaker demand. big energy stocks exxon and chevrobo fell about 0.5%. they both traded at multi-year highs just last week. the worries about global energy demand have hit the energy service providers. halliburton was down 2.4% today, and its off more than 9% in less than two weeks. discouraging comments from electronics contractor jabil circuit weighed on the tech sector. late yesterday, the company reported disappointing results, blamed on weak demand in most of its businesses. shares fell 9.9%; volume jumped more than five times as the stock closed at its lowes
, so as nuclear energy is concerned, iran has a right to develop nuclear energy but for military use, no way, because it is too dangerous. not because it is iran but because-- if it goes that way, it means the region can be a terrible menace. therefore, no way. the question is how do you convince iran to evolve? we have-- when i saw "we" it's the big 5-- france, u.s., british, china, and russia. we're united on this issue. >> rose: the 5 plus 1 germany. >> yes, and we were sussi with iran and trying to convince them to change and we are applying sanctions. the fact is, up to now, iran has not changed. >> rose: it's not changed its behavior because of the sanctions. we have a report of the international agency they go that enfortunately, they're disrupting their program. and my own belief that what they are doing cannot be explained if ty have decided not to go nuclear. there were, we have to say, and we are saying to them, do negotiate because it's not possibly for you to have-- to go to a nuclear weapon. >> rose: in other words you said to them we need to find a negotiated way out o
at cattle prices, i look at grain prices and that is that why is it that we ignore the food and energy component of cpi? so, i could be ben bernanke's speech writer because he says the same thing every time he goes in front of the senate is we don't see any particular problem with inflation. really, we don't corn prices just nearly double in three months. so, how is it there is no inflation? >> reporter: do you get any sense that the ethanol mandate is going to change under either administration under obama or if romney would get elected? >> well is sure seems like the word ethanol has turned into a pejorative and it's not exactly the most positive topic. i just don't know that turning food into gasoline is necessarily what we want to be doing in the long term. >> reporter: and it affects this market? >> you bet it does. as corn prices go up cattle prices go up. simple as that. that's an input cost to feeding cattle is corn, so you've got to take cattle prices higher to offset that. >> reporter: thanks very much. >> you bet. >> tom: a quiet ending to the third quarter for stocks the ma
0.6%, and the energy sector rising 0.5%. in the consumer staples sector, it was a couple of food stocks topping the gains. tyson foods may have benefited jpmorgan is named because it bought br stearns ashat instment bank was collapsing four and a half years ago. shares of jpm up 1.2% during the regular session it did see a little selling pressure in extended hours trading this is a single complaint alleging fraud. in the consumer staple sector it was a couple of food stocks topping the gains. tyson foods may have benefited from the american farm bureau responding to rumors of a bacon shortage last week. the farm group calls bacon shortage baloney. tyson saw heavier than usual volume with today's 4.3% rally. this is its highest price since july. and kraft foods fished at new gh on its last trading day as a combined company. after the cle tonight, the company officially splits in two. its snack business, stuff like oreos, will be under the mondelez name. cheese and meats stay under the kraft title. kraft's replacement in the dow jones industrial average, united health group, turned
to solve the problem, they can spend fund, time, effort, energy, but at the end of the day, the problem that, the challenge can only really be sustainably solved if you bring these three entities together, civil society, i.e., ngos, i.e., education, et cetera, bring them together with business, bring them together with government, both at the national or and at the sub national level and really collaborate intensely to come to a solution. >> rose: tell me about the global fund. >> well the global fund is sort of, we are sort of the experts there, we are the bankers of the fight against polemics and in our business we say 1,000 months a live, lives so percentage is important to us because ten percent we save 10,000 more lives. >> rose: it is about malaria, hiv. >> and tuberculosis. >> rose: what is project last mile? >> the project last mile is precisely about efficiency so we have gotten very good and reducing the price of the medicine, it used to cost $10,000 a year to treat an hiv patient it is down to $125. so that is progress very well. getting to the countries and then getting to t
economy. for example, energy prices have fallen a lot. and there are some other things you can count to on the upside. but so far businesses have been very reluctant to invest heavily, very reluctant to hire heavily. >> muhamed el-erian what do you see-- when you look at all this data coming in, what is most important to you? >> a few things. first the employment picture. and not just whether we're eating jobs or not. that's important. but also what's happening to those who remain unemployed. and that is a pretty worsening picture. that's why i call 2 a crisis. because long-term unemployment is really high. and youth unemployment is really high. and these are longer-term issues that we need to deal with. so the employment picture is very important. second, clarity for businesses. today no one has the confidence to invest. there is a ton of money, judy, on the sideline, a ton of money. and if we can engage that money in the system would be great. an third as ken rightly said, the global economy. we are facing he is vore headwinds. so a number of things to look at, and as if the obama
in that prompted people to sell energy and high-tech. we had news in the political front on wednesday. the opposition liberal democratic party picked shinzo abe as the new person. >>> we're learning about how political tensions between japan and china is affecting the economy. do you see that happening through the stock markets? >> indeed. investors will continue to keep a close eye on the political tensions between japan and china. we are, in fact hearing more news that the tension -- the rift is affecting japanese businesses and corporate activity. on wednesday, ana said that 40,000 seat reservations have been cancelled. we will keep an eye on china related issues. >>> turning to the currency market the yen gained ground against the dollar and the euro. the euro/yen around $99.99. euro/yen hit a two-week low of around 99.70 in european trading and that led to gns in the yen against the dollar, that pair pretty much remained in european trading and new york trading. back to you. >> catch you later. >>> japanese firms are asking mean mar to improve the business environment for foreign
on tuesday. visitors are taking a closeup look at electric vehicles and green energy products. this is what walking sticks may look like in the future. it moves with wheels, and wheels move with a sensor in here. withven slight hand pressure of my hands. major electronic device-maker murata manufacturing co developed this item with a small osaka company that specializes in devices to assist the elderly and the infirm. nearly a quarter of the japanese population is over 65 years of age. there is a growing market for products for the elderly and manufacturers are becoming increasingly innovative. >> translator: i think the senior market will expand as the number of older people increases. there's also demand in europe, the u.s. and other developed countries. >> reporter: this product supports the wearer's joints and muscles. this man can easily carry more than 50 kilograms. the suit-makers say they developed it to help older people working a manual job. many newer blood pressure monito contain embedded remote communication devices. this allows them to instantly transfer data to smartphones or
to teach. they have so much just native energy and enthusiasm about the world around them. they live in such a media-rich and digitally-rich and experience-rich environment now that it's-- it's made my job in some ways easier because what they bring into the classroom is really complex and interesting and it's my job to kind of harness that energy and that enthusiasm and direct it toward the things that i need them to learn as far as being 21st century communicators and thinkers and problem solvers. >> suarez: you often hear that teachers can tell who's going to have trouble in high school early on. in the earlier grades. do you agree with that? and is there anything else teachers can be doing in those early grades to help those kids out? >> i think what-- the best teachers are are seekers. we are given a family's child to teach. we're given their most precious resource, their child. and our job is to send them out better than when they walk through the door. and better doesn't necessarily mean that they can ace a standardized test. better means that i have seen deep within each chil
year. >> well, it won't be finished next year. let me more specific, the international atomic energy agency in its report last month said that iran has produced 189 kilramsf this meum enriched uranium, the 20%. over half of that is already in the process of being converted to fuel planes for the tehran research reactor. so they have only about 91 kilograms right now, which is less than half of what you'd need even if you went to the additional step of 90% enrichment, which they are not doing. >> woodruff: so you're saying it's not as close as what he describes. robert satloff, how did you hear that? >> i heard it somewhat differently because what paul's comments don't incorporate are, a fenway park sill tease of which we're not aware. b, an increase in the nmber of centrifuges that would increase the amount produced and, c, the possibility that iran uses more advanced centrifuges between now and some future date that would make more product more quickly. >> woodruff: so you're saying there's more capacity there than what is known? >> well, i don't know any secrets but i'm saying even
say that brooklyn today sort of represents the urban energy of 21st century new york city. our audience is very young. they're very diverse. they're ready to be challenged. they're adventurous. and i think that that's sort of the vibe and the whole attitude of brooklyn. so the sports, the culture, everything that's happening sort of fits together right now. it's the brooklyn moment. >> rose: and people when they think new york, you want them to think brooklyn? >> yeah. and i think that people are thinking brooklyn. because of all of this energy that we just talked about. because there is this sort of edge and attitude that is brooklyn. and i think bam has been a large part of sdwrooifing that revitally sags. >> rose: everybody that knows brooklyn knows bam and when you think abou brooklyn you think about bam because it's always been a cull cultural center for thinking about what's going on. >> well, it's interesting to hear them talk about the fact that there was a disaster in the region and they had to really try to move forward to enhance the economy and culture of the region
and great country fresh with the energy of a new time what role does it play in the region, in the world because many have always said because of the size of the army, the value of the culture, egypt has always been central. so what do you want to do with egypt's role? historic role? >> rose: what you said right now are all factors that suppress upon the fact that egypt the going to grow very fast to develop very fast and to-- it will become a country capable top compete with honor in the world and i look forward to a more stable future and a more effective future with international relationship with-- a special relationship with all the people, with all of the countries of the world. >> rose: what is it you exactly believe about the attack on american on september 11, 2001? >> ( translated ): i'm against this attack and i'm against the killing of innocent civilians and at that time i was a member of the muslim brotherhood we were the first institution in the world that issued a statement on the 12, the morning of the 12, september condemning this attack and the killing of innocent peopl
.6%. then, it was energy and materials, both closely tied to the global economy, up 1.3% and 1.2%, respectively. the biggest percentage gainer of the dow industrials was general electric. the company slightly increased its forecast for revenue growth, even as the global economy remains choppy. that kind of optimism helped shares jump 2.9%. g.e. said its industrial businesses are gaining momentum. the shares certainly have been. tonight, they're at their highest price in four years. meantime, struggling dow industrial stock intel found buyers, up 1.9%. earlier this week, it traded at its lowest price this year. intel unveiled a new semiconductor for tablets, counting hewlett-packard, dell, and samsung among its customers. intel has been criticized for not moving faster into the tablet space. tomorrow is the end of the calendar third quarter, but we're seeing a handful of companies turn in their fiscal quarter results. discover financial found more customers were using their charge cards. earnings were stronger than expected acustomers used their discover cards more and credit ca
immediately is cooperationetwen iran and international atomic energy agency which for the time being is monitoring the control, all the cleared nuclear sites in iran which for the time being reports that they did not discover any indications that iran has any military. they mention in the nuclear program. which of course also reports that it cannot make the 100% guarantee statement that iran does not have something which they don't know, and that's exactly what we believe must be the focus of international efforts. make sure that iran satisfies the agency with the agencies still have vis-a-vis the nuclear program. >> rose: do you believe that so far that the iranian government in terms of the iaea has been transparent and has been forth coming and has done everything they can to prove to them that it has no intent. >> as faras the nuclear sites are concerned, as far as iran legal obligations under non-proliferation are concerned, iran is cooperating with the agency and the agency confirms this in its reports. iran is not a regular member because there was a hidden program which was
why that is. >> today i see a man who is full of life and energy. i'actually have a hard time keeping up with peter. when i see things like that, and i remember the way patients were before the surgery, it's like witnessing a miracle, because you see they really do have their lives back. it's quite something to witness. >> narrator: but for people with parkinson's, the hope engendered by stories like peter sauer's proved short-lived. a year after peter's procedure, a series of fetal transplants at the university of colorado, utilizing a different surgical technique than the halifax team, yielded deeply disappointing results. while some recipients showed modest improvement, others wound far worse, unable to even control their own bodies. >> even though some patients recovered, some patients recovered too much. in other words, they started to show excessive movements rather than just enough. so instead of being helped, they were actually made worse. >> narrator: it was a demoralizing setback, and, despite the halifax success, served to largely freeze the field of fetal transplants in it
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